§ 6701 Definitions 9
§ 6702 Powers of County 9
§ 6703 Sewerage and water system within city or town 9
§ 6704 Authorization of bonds; terms; sale and interest rate; borrowing in anticipation of issuance of bonds 9
§ 6705 Authorized signatures on bonds; validity of issuance 9
§ 6706 Payment of bonds, faith and credit of County; tax levy 9
§ 6707 Authorization of covenants in bonds 9
§ 6708 Service charges; amount and application; repayment for borrowed funds 9
§ 6709 Power to make charges; liability of users; computation of rates 9
§ 6710 Penalties for failure to pay charges 9
§ 6711 Lien of service charges on real estate 9
§ 6712 Sewer and water lien docket 9
§ 6713 Water consumption statement and other information for county government or its designated agent 9
§ 6714 Discontinuance of water supply for failure to pay service charge 9
§ 6715 Contract with municipality for disposal or treatment of sewage or the filtering, purifying or supplying of water 9
§ 6716 Connection of property with sewer or water mains 9
§ 6717 Licensed plumber to connect property with sewers or mains 9
§ 6718 Misrepresentations in application and unauthorized connections with sewer or water main; penalty 9
§ 6719 Surveys and inspections by county government; penalty for refusal to permit 9
§ 6720 Construction of chapter with other laws 9
§ 6721 Annexation 9

Terms Used In Delaware Code > Title 9 > Chapter 67

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Child: means a person who has not reached the age of 18 years. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • County: means Sussex County. See Delaware Code Title 11 Sec. 630
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • real property: is synonymous with the phrase "lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
  • Revenue bonds: means bonds to the payment of which all or any part of the revenues derived from the operation of any water or sewerage system are pledged in accordance with this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 11 Sec. 630
  • Service charges: means rents, rates, fees or other charges charged or collected under § 6709 of this title. See Delaware Code Title 11 Sec. 630
  • Sewerage system: means the plants, structures and other real and personal property acquired, constructed or operated or to be acquired, constructed or operated by the County for the collection, treatment, purification or disposal in a sanitary manner of any sewage, liquid or solid wastes, night soil or industrial wastes, garbage and storm water, including sewers, conduits, pipelines, mains, pumping and ventilating stations, sewage treatment or disposal system, plants and works, connections and outfalls, and other plants, structures, boats, conveyances, and other real and personal property, and rights therein, appurtenances necessary or useful and convenient for such purposes. See Delaware Code Title 11 Sec. 630
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Water system: means all real and personal property necessary or useful in the collection, acquisition, treatment, purification, and distribution of water, together with any principal or ancillary rights appurtenant thereto. See Delaware Code Title 11 Sec. 630